Former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson gave the San Jose crowd a reason to celebrate Friday night at Bellator 147, finishing Pablo Villaseca in the second round.
Thomson, making his second appearance inside the Bellator cage since leaving the UFC, finished off Villaseca at 3:59 of the round.
In the co-main event, Daniel Weichel earned a decision over Georgi Karakhanyan, while Derek Anderson picked up a split decision vs. Patricky Freire.
Below are results:
Josh Thomson def. Pablo Villaseca via TKO (strikes) at 3:59 of Round 2
Daniel Weichel def. Georgi Karakhanyan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Derek Anderson def. Patricky Freire via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Adam Piccolotti def. Mario Soto via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:25 of Round 2
Brian Rogers def. Virgil Zwicker via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:38 of Round 2
Gabriel Carrasco def. Khomkrit Niimi via TKO (strikes) at 3:19 of Round 1
Brandon Hester def. Idris Wasi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-24)
A.J. McKee def. John Donaldson via TKO (strikes) at 3:19 of Round 1
Nick Barnes def. James Terry via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:48 of Round 1